In 1922, W. E. Upjohn gave a gift of peonies to U-M that would become what is now the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden. Now, his family has come together on the 100th anniversary of his gift with a donation of $2 million to name the gardens after him.
STORIES OF IMPACT
The Development Summer Internship Program (D-SIP) welcomes our 16th cohort this year. We are pleased to bring back “in-person” Professional Development Fridays while students work in a hybrid format with host sites across U-M and Washtenaw County.
With philanthropic support, U-M’s Veteran & Military Services provides scholarships, peer mentoring, emergency financial assistance, academic workshops, social events, and more, to help military students transition to life on campus.
Former PulteGroup chairman and CEO James Grosfeld’s gift is one of the largest investments of talent and resources in the country targeted at developing treatments for dry AMD, the leading cause of irreversible blindness in people over 50.
William and Inger Ginsberg (above) honor parents Edward (AB ’38) and Rosalie Ginsberg with a gift to support a new building to house the Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning.